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ignoble

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishignobleig‧no‧ble /ɪɡˈnəʊbəl $ -ˈnoʊ-/ adjective formal 🔊 🔊 ASHAMEDignoble thoughts, feelings, or actions are ones that you should feel ashamed or embarrassed about syn base 🔊 ignoble feelings of intense jealousy
Examples from the Corpus
ignobleTheir vision, for all its limits, was not ignoble.She saved her fury for the ignoble dead.Of course it is irksome to have to persuade one's fellow states, many of which act out of ignoble motives.The decision to fall into line was not made for ignoble reasons, but from financial necessity.Can my hon. and diplomatic Friend assure us that these important diplomatic communications were not ultimately put to any ignoble use?With its own ignoble voice, blood does, indeed, cry out for blood.
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